My New Life Goals (2022) | Summary and Q&A

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January 21, 2022
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Ali Abdaal
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My New Life Goals (2022)

TL;DR

In this video, the content creator reviews the goals they set for themselves last year, discusses the progress made, and unveils their new goals for the year.

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Key Insights

  • 📖 Writing a book has proven to be more challenging than expected, but the author has set a deadline to complete the first draft by March 2022. They believe it's important to write a book they are proud of and to fulfill their book deals.
  • 💑 The author made progress towards finding a wife by actively dating and taking relationships more seriously. They have met someone they feel good about and are excited to see where it goes.
  • 💪 The goal of achieving six-pack abs was not accomplished in the previous year. The author realized that they lacked sufficient motivation and a compelling reason to pursue this goal.
  • 🎸 The plan to busk on the London Underground did not materialize due to licensing issues related to COVID-19. It is no longer a priority for the author.
  • 📚 The author sought to become a better storyteller and received coaching to improve their skills. However, the focus shifted to improving their book writing abilities instead.
  • 🎨 Despite initially taking art lessons to learn to draw like a concept artist, the author realized that it became a chore and did not align with their natural motivations. They prioritized other goals and stopped pursuing art lessons.
  • 📝 The author learned lessons about goal setting, including the importance of setting fewer goals and making sure they align with personal motivations. They also emphasized the need to adapt and change goals as new information becomes available.
  • 🏆 The author shared their new goals for the year, including writing a book they are proud of, building a sustainable fitness habit, hosting regular dinner parties, taking stretching seriously to learn acro yoga, and improving their singing abilities. They also outlined their business goals, such as running successful cohorts of their youtuber academy and launching new courses.

Transcript

hey friends welcome back to the channel this is going to be a little bit of a chatty video where i make some tea and we're going to drink some tea and we're going to talk about uh the goals new life goals for the year fun times and i'm going to review the life goals that i said last year and we'll see whether i've made any progress on them and then... Read More

Questions & Answers

Q: What was the content creator's goal for writing a book last year, and did they achieve it?

The content creator's goal for writing a book last year was to have a first draft completed by the middle of February. However, as of January the following year, they still haven't finished the first draft.

Q: What are the reasons the content creator gives for setting a goal of finding a wife last year?

The content creator explains that relationships are important, and finding a life partner would hopefully improve their life and be enjoyable.

Q: What was the content creator's goal with regards to fitness last year, and did they achieve it?

The content creator's goal was to achieve six-pack abs. However, they admit that they didn't really try that hard and didn't have a compelling reason for achieving the goal. Therefore, they did not achieve it.

Q: What new goal did the content creator set for themselves this year related to fitness?

The content creator's new goal is to build a sustainable fitness habit, focusing on working out three to four times a week and enjoying the process.

Q: How does the content creator plan to achieve their goal of hosting regular dinner parties?

The content creator plans to invite friends over for intimate dinners at their flat in London every one to two weeks, aiming to mix different friendship circles and cook for the dinner parties instead of ordering take-out.

Summary & Key Takeaways

  • The content creator reviews the goals they set for themselves last year, including writing a book, finding a wife, getting six-pack abs, busking on the London Underground, becoming a better storyteller, and learning to draw.

  • They discuss the progress made on each goal and the reasons for success or failure.

  • The content creator then unveils their new goals for the year, including writing a book they are proud of, building a sustainable fitness habit, hosting regular dinner parties, taking stretching more seriously, and getting better at singing.

  • They also share their business goals, such as running successful cohorts of their youtuber academy and launching other evergreen courses.

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